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Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology

AUR20218

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Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology – AUR20218

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Course Overview

The Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology gives you the skills and knowledge for a career servicing and repairing air-conditioning components and systems of cars and other heavy vehicles.

You'll learn to identify and repair air-conditioning HVAC systems, install air-conditioning and ancillary electrical systems, and solder electrical wiring and circuits.

You'll also learn important workplace safety practices so you're ready for whatever situations you encounter out in the field.

This course is available as part of the Free TAFE scheme for eligible students.

Career Pathways

This course prepares you to work in the Automotive industry as a qualified Automotive Air-conditioning Repair Person.

Further Study

After graduating, you might like to undertake further study in the Certificate III in Automotive Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology, or the Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology.

Course Dates & Times

Shepparton - Fryers Street

Starts 4th Feb ,4 days a week, 8.00am to 4.00pm, Semester 2 / 2019

Starts 17th Feb ,4 days a week, 8.00am to 5.00pm, Semester 1 - On Campus / 2020

Starts 20th July ,4 days a week, 8.00am to 5.00pm, Semester 2 - On Campus / 2020

Wangaratta - Docker Street

Starts 4th Feb ,4 days a week, 8.00am to 4.00pm, Semester 2 / 2019

Starts 17th Feb ,4 days a week, 8.00am to 5.00pm, Semester 1 - On Campus / 2020

Starts 20th July ,4 days a week, 8.00am to 5.00pm, Semester 2 - On Campus / 2020

Fee Information

All applicants fall under one of the following:

To be elegible for a government subsidy you must:

  • Be an Australian citizen; or
  • A new holder of a permanent visa; or
  • A New Zealand citizen

1. Subsidised Standard
$459.00
2. Subsidised Standard (Concession)
$93.00
3. Full Fee
$459.00

All applicants are liable for the following costs:

Course Materials
$173.00

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Please note all fees and charges are correct at time of publication for 2019 and may change without notice. 2020 fees are yet to be published.

Students will be invoiced for the components of the course that they are enrolled into for each year or semester.

Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:

  • Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
  • E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
  • Excursions

Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Bookshop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your course information session or during the pre-training review Interview.

Training package entry requirements
There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into the course applicants must:

  • Attend an interview
  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to document previous work experience and qualifications and assess suitability for the course
  • Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course

If applicants are selected for the course, the Course Coordinator will forward information about enrolment and an enrolment form.

Core Units
AURAEA002
Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURASA002
Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURETR012
Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AURETU003
Service air conditioning and HVAC systems
AURETU004
Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems
AURTTA018
Carry out diagnostic procedures
Elective Units
AURETR006
Solder electrical wiring and circuits
AURETR011
Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components
AURETU001
Install air conditioning systems
AURETU005
Retrofit and modify air conditioning and HVAC systems
AURETU007
Overhaul air conditioning and HVAC system compressors
AURTTA004
Carry out servicing operations
AURTTC003
Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AURTTE004
Inspect and service engines
AURTTK002
Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace

Assessment methods may include:

  • Knowledge tests
  • Projects
  • Work observation evidence
  • Demonstration
  • Online Assessments

Brett Ambrosio

It is important that students commit to all course requirements, including study and assessments the student may need to complete outside their normal training sessions.

You are encouraged to attend all face-to-face sessions and participate in webinars, excursions or other organised activities.

If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or click Enquire Now.

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.

Services include on campus supports and remote supports

  • Counselling
  • employment information
  • careers
  • activities etc.

Learn more about support services

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.

Further information is provided at course induction.

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

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